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1. FreeSands Directory

John Sands: A complete digital edition of the Sands Sydney, Suburban and Country Commercial Directory, made available by the City of Sydney. Available online for the years 1858-1933, it contains household and business information which is a fundamental source for research into Sydney history, especially family history.

2. FreeScreen Australia: Industry statistics, strategy and research

Screen Australia: This resource provides access to comprehensive statistics on the production and release of Australian feature films, TV drama and documentaries. It also provides information on audiovisual markets, co-production partners and comparison indicators of feature film production for Australia and over 50 other countries.

3. FreeSentenced Beyond the Seas

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales: Provides colour digitised images of early convict indents held at the State Archives and Records Authority of NSW. These indents list the convicts transported to New South Wales 1842-1855. Early indents provide name, date and place of trial and sentence while the later indents usually include physical description, native place, age and crime.

4. FreeSoutheast Asian Serials Index (SASI)

The Library, Asia-Pacific Cluster, Australian National University, in cooperation with the Library, Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology (KITLV), The Netherlands.: The Southeast Asian Serials Index (SASI) provides access to information on Southeast Asia through the indexing of major academic and current affairs journals published in a range of countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Australia, and The Netherlands.

5. FreeSouthern Cross Resource Finder

Menzies Centre for Australian Studies: The Southern Cross Resource Finder (SCRF) is a web-based resource that enables users to discover collections from British libraries, archives and museums which hold resources useful for the study of Australia and/or New Zealand.

6. FreeSouth Seas: Voyaging and Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Pacific (1760-1800)

National Library of Australia: South Seas is an online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800. South Seas offers the full text of the holograph manuscript of Captain James Cook's Endeavour Journal. (The National Library of Australia holds the original holograph 'Journal of the HMS Endeavour' in the Manuscripts Collection. This work has been digitised and can be viewed in its entirety at this URL http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms1) The South Seas website also includes the full texts of the journals kept by Joseph Banks and Sydney Parkinson on the voyage. Also included is the text of John Hawkesworth's 'Account of the Voyages undertaken ... in the Southern Hemisphere' (1773).

7. FreeStandards Research Guide

National Library of Australia: A research guide to identifying and requesting standards held at the National Library of Australia. Includes Australian and international standards, with specific reference to American, British and New Zealand standards.

8. FreeStatistics Research Guide

National Library of Australia: A guide to finding sources of statistics at the National Library of Australia. Refers to both Australian and overseas statistics. Includes material held in print, microform and online formats.

9. FreeSydney Morning Herald Index

State Library of New South Wales: The Sydney Morning Herald Index (previously INFOQUICK) is a selective index to the Sydney Morning Herald and its supplements (including the Sun Herald, Good Weekend, Eastern Herald, Northern Herald) from 1 January 1988 to 30 June 2005. It indexes articles about Australia or Australians; articles by Australians; and overseas items that have direct importance for Australia. It does not index letters, music reviews, advertisements, public notices such as births, deaths and marriages, daily weather reports, classified advertising and similar.

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